Upper Elementary Teacher


Mountain Shadows Montessori School

Job Description

Mountain Shadows Montessori School is seeking full-time AMI Montessori-trained lead teacher for our Upper Elementary Classrooms (grades 4-6))

Duties include teaching Montessori to a classroom of students ages 9-12 years through in-person learning starting in this upcoming 2021/22 school year. We are a non-profit school serving children ages 1-12 in Boulder, Colorado. The school sits on 7.5 acres of land with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and surrounding farm land.

The Upper Elementary teacher will be responsible for preparing the elementary environment, facilitating parent engagement/education and conferences, record and data management, and student assessment. A successful candidate will bring dependability, creativity, joy, positive enthusiasm, professionalism, and a dedication to equity to contribute to high-quality Montessori education.

Salary and compensation will be commensurate with experience and education.


A Montessori Credential as an AMI Elementary Teacher required.

Willingness to complete state requirements: First Aid & CPR Training, Background Check & Fingerprinting

Commitment to respectful practices


Experience leading an Upper Elementary classroom strongly preferred and establishing a mindful environment based on respect.

First year teachers will be considered.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to Harry Donahue, Head of School.

Full Time

Pay: From $60,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:

All staff are required to wear a mask throughout the day until the health threat of Covid-19 in minimized.